It is only rarely that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman.
All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.
Jealousy is the art of injuring ourselves more than others.
Rogues are preferable to imbeciles because they sometimes take a rest.
The sum of all human wisdom is contained in these two words: Wait and Hope.
Business? It's quite simple. It's other people's money.
Until the day when God shall deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is summed up in these two words,--'Wait and hope'.
Until divinity decides to reveal the future to human kind, the sum of all human wisdom is contained in these two words: Wait and Hope.
There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is only the comparison of one state with another. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss. It is necessary to have wished for death in order to know how good life is to live.
A husband is always a sensible man; he never thinks of marrying.